HPD/ HFD Media Conference: April 23, 2013
- Incident Highlights (April 8, 2013 to April 23, 2013)
4/8 – Residential B&E on Gorwin Drive; confronted by resident; suspects fled; K9 call out from Ashland and Holliston.
4/15 – MV crash with complaint issued. Utility pole damaged.
4/16 – K9 Unit (Stone/Cesh) assisting Ashland PD with commercial B&E at the Hess Gas station on Rt. 126. Ashland K9 was not available.
4/16 – K9 Unit (Stone/Cesh) assisting Hopkinton PD with mv B&Es
27 Incident Reports, 9 Arrest Reports, 9 Crash Reports, from 668 log entries
- PD Highlights (April 8, 2013 to April 23, 2013)
4/8 – Media Conference (Introduction of K9 Unit – Officer Matt Stone and Cesh)
4/8 – “Holliston on Patrol” (Guest: Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian)
4/15 – Marathon Coverage (Starting Line) (Sgt. Leurini, Det. Ryan, Off. Stone)
4/19 – Station Tours (Dalrymple and Griffith) (“Week of the Young Child”). About 60 children and parents took the tours.
- Future Dates, Events, and Projects
4/24 – Funeral of slain M.I.T. Officer Sean Collier (K9-Stone/Cesh will provide security and Det. Ryan will be present for the memorial service at Briggs Field). The service is not open to the public.
4/27 – DEA Drug Takeback Day (Det. Todd) during the HBA Spring Stroll. No syringes are accepted here (Holliston Family Pharmacy accepts those.)
4/27 – Spring Stroll (PD presence)
5/6 – Town Meeting (no HPD warrant articles)
5/15 – Police Memorial Day (Officer Johnson Ceremonies in front of the HPD and at Saint Mary's Cemetery)
5/19 – K9 Dog Walk begins at the Historical Society and proceeds down Linden Street to Woodland Street, Railroad, Central, and Washington to the society grounds.
5/27 – Memorial Day Parade (Police Honor Guard)
Incident Highlights (April 8, 2013 to April 22, 2013)
23 Fire Incidents (3 mutual aid, 1 direct alarm)
35 EMS Incidents (13 BLS transports, 16 ALS transports, 7 no transports)
4/11 – mutual aid to Sherborn. Our truck connected to the fire hydrant on Brook Street to send water up to the fire on Western Avenue.
4/15 – mutual aid to Hopkinton (Marathon coverage at Clinton Street)
4/15 – mutual aid to Ashland (Marathon coverage at Roberts road)
FD Highlights (April 8, 2013 to April 22, 2013)
4/8 – K9 Media Briefing (HPD)
4/12 – Emergency Response Taskforce training (Holliston Public Schools administration attended)
4/17 – Fee Hearing with the Board of Selectmen. Fees for false alarms will be doubled and more so get your alarm systems fixed. Ambulance fees will go up 25%.
4/18 – Week of the Young Child Open House. The Fire Station hosted about 75 children and adults.
4/22 – Summer Emergencies training for Ambulance personnel on typical summer issues like bites from insects and snakes, and issues related to high temperatures.
Future Dates, Events and Projects
4/27 – HBA Spring Stroll (Public Safety Display: 11am – 2pm). There will also be a chili tasting contest to raise funds for the firefighters scholarship fund.
5/5 – HYBSA Parade
5/6 – Annual Town Meeting (no warrant articles by the fire department)
5/10 – HFMRA Scholarship Deadline
5/27 – Memorial Day Parade
6/1 – Touch-A-Truck
Chief Cassidy would like everyone to be cognizant of their house numbers for many safety-related resons. Please review the press release for the State Fire Marshall's office.